The Breeders Halter Futurity is the highest paying halter event in history – boasting a 1.5 million dollar payout in 2020! We offer 4 different divisions for exhibitors:  Amateur, Open, Color Amateur, and Color Open.  In 2020 we celebrated our 10 year anniversary and to date have paid out over 10 million dollars!

Thank you to all you came and participated in our event – we had our best event yet and are already working on big plans for 2022!

 

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY

2022 Tentative Class Schedule

Tuesday, 09-13-22

  8:00am – BHF – Amateur Classes and Color Amateur Classes

Amateur Jr. Weanling Colts

Amateur Sr. Weanling Colts

Amateur Weanling Geldings

Color Amateur Weanling Colts and Geldings

 Amateur Yearling Stallions

 Color Amateur Yearling Stallions

 Amateur Yearling Geldings

 Color Amateur Yearling Geldings

 Amateur 2 Year Old Stallions

 Amateur 2 Year Old Geldings

 Amateur 3 and Older Stallions

 Amateur 3 and Older Geldings

 BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Stallion

 BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Gelding

 

Wednesday, 09-14-22

8:00am – BHF – Amateur Classes and Color Amateur Classes                                                                 

Amateur Jr. Weanling Fillies

Amateur Sr. Weanling Fillies

Color Amateur Weanling Fillies

Amateur Yearling Mares

Color Amateur Yearling Mares

Amateur 2 Year Old Mares

Amateur 3 and Older Mares

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Mare

 

Thursday, 09-15-22

8:00am –BHF – Mare Power Classes, DIY Classes, Performance Classes

Mare Power Jr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Jr. Weanling Fillies

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Fillies

DIY Amateur Weanling Colts and Geldings

DIY Amateur Weanling Fillies

Yearling Longe Line

Ranch on the Rail and Ranch Conformation

 

Friday, 09-16-22          

8:00am – BHF – Open Classes, Color Division Open Classes, Youth Class

Jr. Weanling Colts

Sr. Weanling Colts

Weanling Geldings

Color Weanling Colts and Geldings

Yearling Stallions

Color Yearling Stallions

Yearling Geldings

Color Yearling Geldings

2 Year Old Stallions

2 Year Old Geldings

3 and Older Stallions

3 and Older Geldings

Youth Geldings

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Stallion

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Gelding

 

Saturday, 09-17-22

8:00am – BHF – Open Classes, Color Division Open Classes, Youth Class

Jr. Weanling Fillies

Sr. Weanling Fillies

Color Weanling Fillies

Yearling Mares

Color Yearling Mares

2 Year Old Mares

3 and Older Mares

Youth Mares

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Mare

PRESENTATION OF BHF TRAILERS

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY JUDGES

The Judges for the 2022 Breeders Halter Futurity were hired using the results of the BHF Survey that was sent to our Exhibitors.   Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey.   We are pleased to present the following to you:

 

Amateur:   September 13 and 14, 2022

Jodi Finkenbinder

Clint Fullerton

Ross Roark

Mare Power, DIY, Performance:  September 15, 2022

Randy Jacobs

Olin Parker

Bruce Walquist

Open:  September 16 and 17, 2022

Steve Ferguson

Tim Finkenbinder

JT Mitchell

2022 is bringing about lots of changes for The Breeders Halter Futurity.

***We have added stallions to our Amateur Division.   2022 Weanling Foals by the following stallions will be eligible for the BHF Amateur Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown

Best Kept Secrete

Ecredible

Ese A Looker

Execute

FG Born Legacy

Heartz On Fire

Iem The One

My Intention

PF Premo

Rumerz

Urge

Valentino

Very Cool

We have also added stallions to our Open Division.   2022 Weanling Foals by the following stallions will be eligible for the BHF Open Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown

Best Kept Secrete

CR Peacemaker

Ecredible

El Ante

Ententions

Ese A Looker

Execute

Evinceble

FG A Tru Fella

FG Ambassador

FG Born Legacy

FG Mr McDreamy

FG Rising Star

Heartz On Fire

Iem The One

JCG Avenger

My Bravado

My Intention

PF Premo

Rumerz

Secret Gunfighter

Solaris

Suchan Ego

Swole

Trillions

Urge

Valentino

Very Cool

WhoIsIt

You can find a complete list under each division tab above

***We will be offering our DIY Classes again at our event.   We have made a few changes to the rules for the DIY Classes.

Exhibitor Eligibility:

  1. Exhibitor must be an Amateur or Youth holding a current Amateur or Youth membership in the respective breed association and you must meet relationship requirements to be eligible to show.
  2. Exhibitor must be personally responsible for the care and preparation of their horse. A trainer cannot be involved in any way with this horse for 90 days prior to the BHF.
  3. Exhibitor cannot have placed 1st in any BHF Weanling or Yearling Class.
  4. Winning Exhibitor of each DIY Class is not eligible to show in either DIY Class the following year.

Horse Eligibility:        

  1. 2022 Weanling Foals by the following Stallions are eligible for the DIY Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown           Iem The One

Best Kept Secrete               My Intention

Ecredible                              PF Premo

Ese A Looker                       Rumerz

Execute                                Urge

FG Born Legacy                   Valentino

Heartz On Fire                     Very Cool

  1. DIY Classes are now available to current BHF Open and BHF Color Division Stallions who pay a fee to make their foals eligible to participate in the DIY Classes. The $2000 fee will make all their 2022 weanling foals eligible.   This fee is due by July 1st.

We will also have separate stalling areas in both barns for our DIY Exhibitors.   

Please click on the forms tab to review all the rules pertaining to the DIY Classes.  

***We will offer the Longe Line Class again this year.  This year we will offer a Ranch on the Rail and Ranch Conformation Class.  Belt Buckles will be presented to the winners of both of these classes sponsored by Suzonne Franks.   Jerry and Penny Robinson have graciously donated $5000 to both the Longe Line and the Ranch on the Rail Classes.

Please click on the forms tab to see all the rules pertaining to these two Performance Classes.

***OBE Belt Buckles will now be presented to the winning OBE in every Amateur and Open Weanling Halter Class that has been previously offered.   OBE will now have a $250 entry fee ($500 entry fee after the 1st entry deadline) which will be jackpotted.    BHF will provide $2000 added money to each OBE Class.

 

For questions pertaining to any of this information, please contact Karen Kennedy at kkennedy.nhc@gmail.com.

2022 Mare Power Enrollments

We are excited to announce the following mares have been enrolled in our Mare Power Program for 2022

Thank you to all of our sponsors for 2021!

Diamond Sponsors

Headley Quarter Horses: Steve, Kathy & Sara Headley

Fossil Gate Farms LLC – Linda Gordon

 

Gold Sponsors

The Equine Chronicle

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que – Joy Stehney

 

Corporate Partners

Twin Cities South Trailers, Pilot Point – Gary & Tammy Raak

 

Silver Sponsor

Three Nails Ranch – Billy & Suzonne Franks

Santa Cruz Animal Health

 

Bronze Sponsor

Robinson Quarter Horses – Jerry & Penny Robinson

Kull Ranch

Beck Farms

Nutrena

 

Contributing Sponsors

Golf Carts of Iowa

Harris Leather and Silverworks

Asset Equine and Ranch Insurance

Kellerman Rubber Ties

Headley Quarter Horses: Steve, Kathy & Sarah Headley

Tom & Mary Robertson & Clients

DAC

Chad & Tiffany Beus

The Tack Room

TSC & Cheryl Vasi

HealthyCoat

Style Stable Products

VanWall Equipment

Jim & Georgia Snow

Rod Patrick Custom Bootmakers

The Breeders Halter Futurity

 

Owner-Breeder-Exhibitior Belt Buckle

Thomas & Mimsi Coon – Jr Amateur Weanling Colt

JL Robinson QH & Dewey Smith QH – Sr Amateur Weanling Colt

Brinks Hattery – Amateur Weanling Gelding

Thomas & Mimsi Coon – Jr Amateur Weanling Filly

Oak Spring Ranch – Kathryn Mitchell – Sr Amateur Weanling Filly

 

Do It Yourself Belt Buckle

Jensen Quarter Horses – Steve Jensen – DIY Am Weanling Colts & Geldings

Jensen Quarter Horses – Steve Jensen – DIY Am Weanling Fillies

 

Breeders Halter Futurity Grand Champion Belt Buckle

White Diamond Ranch LLC – Grand Champion Amateur Stallion

Jerry & Penny Robinson – Grand Champion Open Stallion

Jarrell & Kate Jackson – Grand Champion Amateur Mare

Sue Darr – Grand Champion Open Mare

West Lauderdale Vet Hospital – Ricky & Jennifer Jubb Young – Grand Champion Amateur Gelding

Headley Quarter Horses: Steve, Kathy & Sarah Headley – Grand Champion Open Gelding

 

Non Pro Division Champion Belt Buckle

Pam Holbrook – Jr Weanling Colts

Headley Quarter Horses: Steve, Kathy & Sarah Headley – Sr Weanling Colts

Double C Acres – Bob & Joyce Cassata – Weanling Geldings

JL Robinson QH and Dewey Smith QH – Jr Weanling Fillies

Covenant Show Horses – Kelley & Adam Wainscott – Sr Weanling Fillies

Dominic & Jannee Pugliani – PUGI Auto Group – Color Weanling Colts & Geldings

Dominic & Jannee Pugliani – PUGI Auto Group – Color Weanling Fillies

 

Breeders Halter Futurity Class Sponsors

Western Hauler

Ramona Caldwell – Equine Aqua Spa Center

Pam Bucklew-Wilder

Butch, Lisa & Kensy Maxwell

Greg & Gigi Davis

Houser and Sons Trucking

Olsen Paint Horses

Tractor Supply

Chuck Fairbanks

Steve Phillips Quarter Horses

Kathy Smallwood and June Rhea

Finish First Performance Supplements

Kimble Lewis Quarter Horses

Groff Quarter Horses

Double L Acres – Vicki Livasy

Lindsay Black – Black Show Horses

Weatherford Equine

Heather Olson & Wade Yager

Brian & Patty Ellsworth

Dylan Madden & Camren Madden

Milan Quarter Horses

English Quarter Horses

Dewey Smith Quarter Horses

Iowa Equine

Adams Quarter Horses

Bart Weyer Horse Shoeing

Terry & Phyllis Bewley

Meadow Chase Farm – Dick & Jo Peden

Baker Show Horses

Maple Hill Quarter Horses:  Owners Tony Bladen and Darrell Ireland

Bob, Craig, & Clint Cooper

Elizabeth Beauchamp & Shawn Yount

Ireland Auction Service

Castle Ranch – Abbi  & Luke Castle

Wallinger Quarter Horses

Josh & Kaleena Weakly

Jimmie Hardin Show Horses and Roy Hall

Prince Farm: Chester & Ann Prince

Peterson Show Horses – Michele & Scott Peterson

82 Diesel – Chris & Amy Page

Chris Artensen Quarter Horses Inc

Ron Doyle Quarter Horses and Initial Design Embroidery

Beck Farms

Kull Ranch

 

Friends of the Breeders Halter Futurity

D & L Farm and Home – Denton

Katie Mitchell – Mitchell Show Horses

Billy Williams – Billy The Night Watchman

Bemer Therapy by Julie Schley for Horse and Human

Steve Herman

Char-O-Lot Ranch

Our friends, Gary and Tammy Raak, with

Twin Cities South Trailers, Pilot Point

Are going to make two Amateur Exhibitors very happy at the

2021 Breeders Halter Futurity.

One year’s use of a trailer will be awarded to the Amateur Exhibitor who accumulates the most points with the following criteria:

  1. You must show in a minimum of two Amateur Breeders Halter Futurity Classes in order to participate.
  2. All other classes – both Breeders Halter Futurity Amateur and Open and Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Amateur and Open — will count toward this High Point Award.
  3. Must show in at least four (4) classes in order to be eligible to win.
  4. This trailer will be awarded at the conclusion of the classes on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Must be present to win.

One year’s use of a trailer will be awarded to the Amateur Exhibitor who accumulates the most points with the following criteria:

  1. You must show in a minimum of one Amateur Breeders Halter Futurity Class in order to participate.
  2. You must show in a minimum of one Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Class in order to participate.
  3. You must show in a minimum of one Breeders Halter Futurity Performance Class – Yearling Longe Line or Western Pleasure and Performance Halter – in order to participate.
  4. All other Breeders Halter Futurity Amateur and Open Classes and Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Amateur and Open Classes will count toward this High Point Award.
  5. Must show in at least four (4) classes in order to be eligible to win.
  6. This trailer will be awarded at the conclusion of the classes on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Must be present to win.

*You may only win one trailer per year.

**2020 Trailer Winners and their immediate family members are ineligible to win a trailer in 2021.

***Winners will have their picture taken with Gary and Tammy Raak and the

BHF Board of Directors at the Awards Presentation.

APHA-BHF PARTNERSHIP

$20,000 BONUS PAYOUT

This partnership was designed for high placing weanling foals competing in both the 2022 Breeders Halter Futurity, September 13-17, 2022 in Des Moines, Iowa and the 2022 APHA World Show Amateur Weanling Halter World Championship Classes held at the APHA Halter Million (APHA Halter World Championship Show), September 24 – October 2, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas.

A total of $20,000 will be paid out to weanling foals that show at The Breeders Halter Futurity and also show in one of the following Amateur Weanling Halter Classes at the 2022 Halter Million :

Amateur Weanling Stallions

Amateur Weanling Mares

Amateur Weanling Geldings

Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Weanling Stallions and Geldings

Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Weanling Mares

The $20,000 bonus – contributed equally by APHA and The Breeders Halter Futurity – will be paid out based on the final placings at the APHA Show per the APHA’s payout schedule to the recorded owner at the time of the class.   No additional entry form or fee is required.

Please note that the same Amateur Exhibitor must participate in the BHF and The Halter Million.

# Eligible    # Paid         1st     2nd     3rd     4th     5th     6th     7th           8th           9th

1-2                   1                      100%

3-4                   2                      60%     40%

5-6                   3                      45%     35%     20%

7-9                   4                      40%     30%     20%     10%

10-12               5                      34%     27%     20%     10%     9%

13-15               6                      32%     22%     19%     10%     9%       8%

16-19               7                      28%     22%     17%     10%     9%       8%       6%

20-23               8                      26%     22%     14%     10%     9%       8%       6%       5%

24-27               9                      26%     19%     13%     10%     9%       8%       6%       5%       4%

 

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact kkennedy.nhc@gmail.com.

Hotel Information

For special event pricing during the BHF this year at the Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines please click on the link below:

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/DSMZA/G-BHFH

 

Sleep Inn & Suites

515-299-9922
Pet Friendly Hotel
BOOKING LINK – CLICK HERE